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of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. stroll around and appreciate its unique setting. the gorgeous brick walkway and a brick wall, the stone benches, the rustic sundial. chaired the part -- share the bard's word hundred famous verses from a shakespearean plays. this is a gem to share with someone special. pack a picnic, find a bench, and enjoy the sunshine, and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare and floats you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. take a bus and have no parking worries. shakespeares' garden is ada accessible. located at the bottom of this hill, it is a secret garden with an infinite in captivating appeal. carefully tucked away, it makes the top of our list for most intimate pyknic setting. avoid all taurus cars and hassles by taking a cable car. or the 30, 45, or 91 bus. the garden was designed by thoma
things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the water. what you don't know about flood insurance may shock you -- including the fact that a preferred risk policy starts as low as $129 a year. for an agent, call the number that appears on your screen. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. ♪ make it worth watching. ♪ the new 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. >>> hello, everybody. i'm melisilissa rehberger. wall street will be back in business tomorrow. they will reopen wednesday after hurricane sandy shut down trading for two days. the organizers of the new york city marathon say they are going ahead with sunday's race despite the damage caused by sandy. meanwhile, ubs announced it will cut up to 10,000 jobs by 2015. they say they're tryin
that this is all bogus science? who -- are they phonies? are they quacks? >> there are different motivations. some people don't want to hear about global warming because it's bad news and there's enough bad news in the world and everybody has plenty to worry about anyway. some people don't want to hear about it because it gets in the way of their economic interests, those would be the fossil fuel companies, for instance. and some people are just generally skeptical and don't like experts, and, frankly, i don't like experts all the time myself either. but these are the facts. every academy of science of every major country in the world has said this is happening. it's happening now. it's only going to get worse until we start taking actions to stem the emissions that are causing the problem. but in the meantime, this stuff is going to be happening even if we get emissions under control for some time, for decades, so we have to learn how to adapt better, how to prepare for such a potential disaster, how to mitigate their damages. >> we don't have any high ground to go to in this where we have 6 bill
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. something i deal with as a science reporter is the fear of discussing the nuance in this science conversation because i'm afraid when i talk about how this is a really nuanced problem, it adds fuel to them saying it happened years ago. all of a sudden the climate deniers say this can't possibly be global warming. >> they use the advantage of science, which is we're not certain about everything. we do experimentation and give you a parameter within which things can happen, an explanation, and we have hypothesis theories, and they go aha you don't know. i know because god told me. god turns out to be the koch brothers right? >> i'm loving all of the tweets, you know sandy is god's way of... i actually sent out a tweet last night it's not god's way of anything. nature has no agenda here. >> we're used to that. these big storms have always been accompanied by those who want to attribute it to a divine course. that's absurd on its face. i don't know what to say to that. >> thank you guys, actually come back and stay with us and we'll have more discussions about the ramifications later
could talk about what is going on -- what is the current state of science education in the united states? may be some of your view of what we could be doing better -- may be some of your view of what we could be doing better. >> the u.s. is a prominent science and engineering producer in the world. you will get all kinds of dissonance in the numbers i feel quantitatively because of their large engineering graduation rates in some very large countries come up to believe china, but there's a lot of dispute about what those numbers actually mean. in terms of quality, the science and engineering fields in the u.s. at the university level are the highest, though others are catching up, as others have said, because u.s. was the only man left standing or only person left standing at the end of world war ii, and it had the free field for two or three decades. as far as k-12 concerned, things are quite different. you have a huge disparity in the quality, even within 50 miles or so. i think of where we're sitting today. you would probably find outstanding quality, science and math education, and t
of man-made global warming is a hoax. >> the science is bad. >> unproven science. >> that has yet to be proven and i highly doubt it's going to happen any time soon. >> still a scientific theory that has not been proven. >> cenk: that's the media. that's the republicans. when you turn to the democrats i wish i had good news for you. but president obama hasn't been that much better in his results. now he was recently on mtv kind of like candy crowly, he views it as a niche-type-of-topic. >> obama: we're not moving as fast as we need to. this is an issue that further generations, mtv viewers are going to have to be dealing with, even more than the older generation. this is a critical issue. there is a huge contrast in this campaign between myself and governor romney. i'm surprised it didn't come up in one of the debates. >> cenk: here's how it could have come up, if you brought it up. did you notice, you mtv viewers i guess you care about this because you'll be around when things get really bad. although things are getting bad now. and he said he has a much different record than mit
watched for any science of depreciation following that meeting. let's have a look at the currency levels on the screen. 79.76 to 79 and the euro yen 102.94 to 99. the yen really is going to be closelywatcd. >> what's the latest on the earnings stream? >> a lot of earnings. we've been focused on export relates. july to september group net profits showed a small gain due to fixed income trading. it's going through severe cost cutting measures as well as internal management infrastructure and losses to investment banki structure. still a lot of folks on the alle details. just checking the price action today it's up 3%. markets taking it as a bit of a positive. back to you. >> thanks. people running japan's local governments may so beurning out their pockets for loose ange afterational government officials say they will postpone the payment of tax grants. the move comes as it looks increasingly unlikely to pass a bill to issue deficit covering bonds. the main opposition parties are against it. the bonds are necessary to implement the budget. government officials say they could run out of mon
that you can. so, we use those kinds of principles that are basically at the heart of a lot of science to be able to do this somewhat miraculous feet producing an accurate representation by just talking with a small fraction. host: are they accurate? guest: well, they are. polling has a very good track record of accurately predicting the elections even though that is not our main purpose. is one way we can know that polls are accurate. in fact, of all the surveys that are done it is one of the only ones that has a very clear outside way to validate all the polsters including the pew will do a final poll and put the estimates out the next week or so before the election and on election day we will find out how accurate we were. four years ago we were within one point of picking the exact mark. eight years ago we were dead on the margin. and we are not the only ones that have a good track record. most polling does a very good job of predicting how the election will turn out. host: how do you a do a poll from the beginning to the end? guest: it is a fairly straightforward process. we do se
of people that are far advanced when it comes to science and technology, and even the ability to socialize with each other- we are more socially mature than most people that i meet outside of america. but i think we are far behind our advancement in technoscience and technology when it comes to social maturity- perceiving what society should be, what a human being is. i think we have exaggerations, some of us, of what a human being is and what we should expect of a human being- exaggerations- and some of us poorly estimate the value of human beings. so we are not- to me, we are not the greatest society when it comes to social maturity. >> you know, that's one of the problems we've wrestled with in this class over and over again, because we hear such beautiful statements of love and caring and equality and justice coming from deeply religious people, and it's like you say, you know, somehow we haven't matured to a level that even respects the religions we profess. i'm just curious, in terms of your understanding of islam, how does that, in your own life, lend itself to making us better- bet
the shuttle stationed at california science center. it will be on display free of charge. it will be the center piece of the new air and space wing taking about five years to complete. >> i can't wait to see that. >> so much more is ahead on the geents. >> yes. >> oh, my goodness. >> parade coming up on wednesday. >>> we continue to follow a major developing story. home coming of the san francisco giantsful they and world series trophy arrived at at and t park today. we'll take you back there live at 6:00. tonight a new angle on the richmond fire, turns out if chevron has to pay a fine, cities that were hit hardest will not get the money z a story only on abc 7 news tonight. recovery of a young woman who took a tragic fall in yosemite national park. >> world news is coming up next. i'm cheryl jennings. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching we're going live with you great pictures. that is the giants world series trophy and the team arriving back in san francisco a little bit before 4:00 this afternoon. >> look who is holding that. home run king of the series. what a
has become the blue angels of science. we do lots of stunts, and we are very successful at doing those stunts and we do them at high speeds, and between this project and the project for cal train to electifiy it over the next seven years $3 billion is going to be spent regionally on transit here, and we can say thank you to the secretary of transportation and to the regional transit authorities who have create thursday opportunity for the transportation. >> >> that will create a 22nd century of transit for the tronst century of jobs so thank you to secretary lahood and thank you to the leadership for all that we have accomplished here today. [applause] >> peter rogof was dominated to serve in the federal administration by the department of transportation in 2009 by president barack obama. he has over see the disbursement throughout the country through the american reinvestment act and has done so meeting every milestone established by that act. getting money into hands of transit operators whose budgets were severely strained by the worse economic downturn since our great depre
the final 12 miles from the l.a. airport to the science center proved to be some of the toughest crews chopped down 400 trees to clear the path for the endeavour. in a matter of hours nasa will update us on the rover mission to mars. curiosity is almost three months into its two year mission. it has sent back images and scooped up martian sand for analysis. if everything goes as planned curiosity will make its way to mount sharp within a year to determine chemistry and whether the red planet has ever harbored life. update from fast 11:30. >>> sandy's path of misery millions without power thousands flooded out in the east. the super storm is living up to its name. live with the statest coming up. >>> we'll tell you about the search-and-rescue role as the storm surges across the east coast. ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter too? what? this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier sure does who are you? [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingre
of accomplishment and achievement. these are actually very exciting and challenging times. the science that prevention works, that treatment is effective, and that people do in fact recover continues to grow. we've achieved parity and equity in law, or at least we've achieved the law-workin' on the implementation. now it's time to achieve a quality in service. since day one, this administration has been focused on applying sound, research-based drug policies geared toward protecting americans from the threats that drugs pose to public health and safety. i spent my entire career in law enforcement. i know we can't arrest our way out of our drug problem, and that's why our policies are based on the recognition that drug addiction is a disease, that it can be successfully prevented, and it can be treated. and simply put, the tragic wreckage wrought by drug use can be prevented before it becomes a criminal justice or a public health emergency. i stand here today as a living example that a better life is possible. i realize that in grace and wellness could lead me to improved mental health
at the california science center. the new exhibit will show two parts and first you will enter a hall and you will be given a tour. it will give you the story of the exhibition and artifacts. they will show you how exhibition and artifacts. they will show you how endeavor to all this work >> coming up on kron4 as 7:00 a.m. we will tell you how sandy is the are calls for 17 deaths in the u.s.. if this was also have a fax or your travel plans. the world championship giants are home and we will have the scoop on tomorrows a victory parade coming up.
flat as a tourist attraction. visitors can get a look at the shuttle at the california science center in los angeles. you can't go inside it, but you can walk underneath it. cool stuff. thanks for being with us. join us tonight.
code word for climate science for it stop funding climate science. romney himself says there is no scientific consensus so we should support more debate and investigation within the scientific community, except no action but to make problems worse. what about democrats? they conceded there is a problem and advocate that we work toward a problem -- program to set limits with other emerging powers. but that's it. no action. in fact, obama has emphasized, we have to work hard to gain when because 100 years of energy independence by exploiting domestic or canadian resources by fracking and other elaborate technologies. it does not ask what the world would look like in 100 years. so there are differences. the differences are, basically, about how enthusiasticallygs' sd the cliff. [laughter] the second major issue, nuclear war. it is also on the front pages daily. but in a way that was seem outlandish to some independent and fervoobserver. it does seem outrageous to many around the world. the current threat, not for the first time, is in the middle east, focusing on iran. the
the museum and the california academy of sciences, shakespeares garden was designed in 1928 by the california spring blossom association. flowers and plants played an important part in shakespeares literary masterpieces. here is an enchanting and tranquil garden tucked away along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. appreciate the beauty of its unique setting. the cherry tree, the brick walkways, the enchanting stones, the rustic sundial. chaired the bards'w ro -- share the bard's words. the garden is a gem to share with someone special. pack a picnic, find a bench, enjoy the sunshine and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare float you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. shakespeares garden is 8ada accessible. this park is located at the bottom of a hill. it is a secret garden with an infinite and captivating appeal. carefully tucked away, one block from the bottom of lombard street, it makes the top of our list for the most intimate picnic settings. avoid all tourist cars an
is committed to hiring 100 and thousand new science and technology teachers in our schools. committed to cutting the rate of inflation cut in half and committed to the student loan program. [applause] the old student loan system works like this. the federal government pays the bank a fee to make loans and the guaranteed 90% worth of loans. the new system works like this. under that old system, we dropped to 16 in the world with our young people with college degrees. it is a recipe for disaster. we cannot afford to be 16th in the world. what do the president and congress do? they passed laws to change the system. the government sets aside a loan reserve saying these are the ones eagle for loans. starting next year, everyone in the country gets one of these loans will have the absolute right to pay back as a low fixed percent of their income. think about this. [applause] what that means is nobody ever has to worry whether they cannot pay their loans. if he get out of college and you want to go teach in a small town in ohio or the salaries are low, you can do it anyway for a few years be
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in the field of humanities and social sciences. on october 28th, the letters of humd, doctorate of humanities will be entitled on you. you will henceforth be known as espinola jackson humd. on behalf of dr. mcbride who gives congratulationses for this most deserved honor. >> congratulations. (applause) >> congratulations, doctor elect. and we look forward to your ministrations now from a higher level in the future. communications events calendar, [speaker not understood]. >> it's this, sir. >> i have one question. the letter summary includes a letter from the bay area water supply and conservation agency, and item e in communicationses was the regional water system report that was the subject of that letter. they made three specific requests of the commission and i was hoping that staff could give me an update as to what the disposition of those three requests was going to be. who is that staff person? >> i can actually do it. so, to answer your question, the report we do is a contractual requirement with our wholesale customers. the letter specifically that the very water supply [inaudible]
science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> a tough day and the stock market wasn't even open. half the country got pounded by hurricane sandy. how about some good news. coal after getting absolutely pulverized, 74% from the peak. rb on a technical basis. my cleek at the street.com. the dow jones coal index is reversing it is actually started breaking out to the upside. ♪ hallelujah and once the markets open again he thinks we could have a serious coal rally. why are they so, confidence. take a look at the weekly chart at the u.s. coal index. it shows that investors it has pretty much defined the downtrend in the coal index. it was only in brief rallies. for months and months and mon months, that is the national park. fitzpatrick points out that the balance of aggressiveness has normalized and for the last few months it has turned sideways. security changes handed at the same general level. base building and it is awaiting a resolution. now the buyers are taking wall street coal index. it has become light. time down to the kurpt price and now we reached a point where the coo
association board of directors and very interested in both brain health and hour owe science. on the mental health board lynn has worked to increase the board standards and content of mhb more engaging and directed. produce more professional annual reports. i think most importantly really worked tirelessly to make sure the interests of the mental health community are well represented not only in the district but across san francisco. she does a great service to her role in the mental health board ask lynn i want to thank you. you've been the district 2 appointee since i came into office. i want to thank you for your service. i know you've been doing it for a while and i want to thank you for all of your efforts not just on our behalf but the mental health community. * district 2 behalf want to honor you for serving and thank you for all you do. (applause) >>> thank you, supervisor farrell and thank you, members of the board, for this recognition. given that san francisco has in per capita terms an extraordinarily large population of people suffering from serious mental illness, the mental
people so they can get decent jobs and start growing again. to invest in science and technology and research. that's a better economic plan than one more round of tax cuts spending by a 22% cut on on education, science, and technology. it is bad for youngstown state, and obama's plan is better for the future of america. obama's education plan is better for the future of america. he is committed to hiring 100,00 0 new science, technology, and math teachers. committed to cutting the rate of inflation of college costs in half and to the student loan reform program, the single most important thing nobdody knows about. this alone justifies his reelection if you believe in the future. the old student loan system worked like -- the federal government paid the banks to make loands and guaranteed 93% of the loans. the new system -- under that old system, it meant we dropeped to 16th in the world in college degrees. a perscription for disaster. almost every job is created by someone with a degree. we can't afford to be 16th in the world. so what did the president and congress do? what did
last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. ashley: as we come back, yes, this is sandy as it moved inland causing trouble now on the great lakes. you're looking outside of cleveland, ohio, lake erie. you can see the lake water looking like the ocean pounding into those stone walls. waves up to 30 feet are being predicted. also on lake huron and lake michigan. a real mess out there. a lot of boats taken into harbor to ride out the storm. sandy a monster storm, we've seen what it did in the northeast. melissa: wow, look at that. ashley: these are winds on the backside of sandy creating very, very dramatic scenes from the great lakes region today. there you go, sandly certainly not done or over yet. melissa: look at the spray of water. really incredible. sandy's destruction is undeniable. there is good news out there. initial reports on energy struck struck in the storm's path -- infrastructure in the storm's path. matt smith, summit energy services and i joins us now. what is your assessment of how much supply has been taken off the market as a result
, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. so, which supeast 4g lte service would yochoose, based on this chart ? don't rush into it, i'm not looking for the fastest answer. obviously verizon. okay, i have a different chart. going that way, does that make a difference ? look at verizon. it's so much more than the other ones. so what if we just changed the format altogether ? isn't that the exact same thing ? it's pretty clear. still sticking with verizon. verizon. more 4g lte coverage than all other networks combined. >> at 25 minutes past the hour, i am updating you on super storm sandy, leaving people without power. the death toll is 18. travel is at a standstill as most major tunnels and bridges to and from the city remained closed. new york and new jersey officials said water damaged trains and buses could keep most of the system shut down for days. as a whole, more than 15,000 flights have been canceled due to the store. also here in new york, authorities are trying to figure out how to secure a construction crane that is dangling atop a high-rise. thous
this and put yourself in danger? >> ever since i was a kid i had an interest in science and nature and weather and an interest in photography and adventure. storm chasing has allowed me to travel to all 7 component -- continents documenting some of the worst weather in the world. >> describe the scene out there right now? >> right now it is dark here obviously we can't see what's going on. but earlier today the storm surge was outstanding. the ocean was as angry as i have ever seen it. the spot where we were on rockaway beach right on the boardwalk it no longer exists. when we were down there we knew it was going to be bad we could tell from the direction of the wind and what was to come. that was not a safe neighborhood to be in. we were able to get out just in time. the storm surge flooding was just coming in and of course now we are getting reports of the fires there, the complete devastation some of the neighborhoods along the water. >>> george, put the flood in perspective for us? how does this compare to other storms we have seen? >> the easiest one to compare it to would be eirene. i wa
sight. the california science center will open its public display on the shuttle today. it will be on display at exposition park. it arrived after flying over a number of landmarks in california. the shuttle made a 12 mi. journey through the streets of los angeles where it estimated 1 million spectators watched it go by. with russia that live as well. the new exhibit will include two parts. before entering law call you a tour an exhibit that tells the story of california's aerospace industry in the shuttle program. it features videos, images, and artifacts, including endeavour's toilet and kitchen. visitors will enter the samuel auction pavilion. if you need a up close and personal look. still ahead on the kron 4 morning knows hurricane sandy strike and the east coast leaving residents without power and also leaving city officials dealing with flooding fires and damaged buildings plus the gian about before tomorrow morning. plus will be keeping an eye on the skies with erica she will be along with a check of whether in george will be along with with a check of whether i
science. now it's back and we find out that having the hurricane this late in the season with the catastrophic weather system for hottest ten years on record is back. i think we win the battle easily. >> dana: best way to win a p.r. battle is with facts. >> kimberly: i know. >> dana: hurricane season gone from june 1 to september 1 for as far back as you republic. remember. it's october. there are more people living at the shore near the water so there is more impact. >> kimberly: population is -- >> dana: this is nothing to do with global warming. >> bob: you still say there is no more global warming. >> eric: global warming caused a hurricane - -- [ overtalk ] >> greg: saying people are screpty call -- look i want to go to my lightning round. you can predict moments after catastrophe, global warming freaks link it to global warming. case and point, bob. and megan mccain went on twitter saying are we still going to go with climate change not being real? fellow americans? richard muller, professor of physics at the university of california berkeley one of the leading expe
and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade.
and i built a solar car that we raced across the united states. this is not rocket science, folks. this industry has been around a long time. it just requires political leadership. political leadership that my opponent is not willing to exercise. >> the political leadership came from the president of the united states. we both agree coal must be part of america's energy future. it is low cost, it is much cleaner than it was 30 years ago, and i am and all the above energy kind of gal. the energy costs about 5 cents a kilowatt hour. currently, solar energy is four or five times that much. if coal is the fuel of the past, reasonably priced electric bills are a thing of the past. i'm going to fight for those jobs and i will fight for low- cost energy. >> ok. that concludes the first half of our debate. we will take a 60-90 second non- commercial break and we'll be right back with you. thank you. [applause] >> we will go ahead and get the second part of the debate started. as i mentioned, the situation will be reversed in terms of the questioning. the first part of the second half of t
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to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> one of the biggest storms ever to hit the united states continues to roar across the northeast, bearing fierce wind, pounding rain. the toll so far, 10 deaths along our northeast corridor, massive flooding in coastal towns, major cities, all commercial air and rail travel at a standstill. at least 5 million homes without any power. at this hour, 50 million folks in the storm's path are wondering when will the danger finally be over in i know of no better person to ask than our meteorologist for the latest from the extreme weather center. >> reporter: you know, it will be a couple of days before the threat is completely over. the storm is certainly going to ease in its intensity and the wind field, while it spreads out, the winds will be less intense the next couple of days. but we still have threats. take a look. this storm got down to 940 millibars of pressure, that's the lowest we have ever had, north of cape hatteras, north of that outer point in the outer banks. we have never seen a s
to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> morning. welcome, everybody, i'm soledad o'brien and you are watching a special edition of "early start." we're following the trail of superstorm sandy. and the storm itself has reeked havoc here in new york city. lots to tell you about this morning, dozens of homes have been destroyed by a massive fire in queens. we're watching those pictures. lower manhattan has been flooded by historic storm surge. a power transformer explode, plunging neighborhoods into darkness in lower manhattan and forced the evacuation as well o
on display today at the california science center in los angeles. some astronauts will be on hand for the grand opening of the new shuttle display. it attracted thousands as it was moved from l.a.x. to the museum this month. it will move to a new week at the museum in five years. >>> 5:26. in the next half hour, sandy of course living up to the hype. >> millions in new york city are left in the dark. we have team coverage on the storm's trail of destruction. >> and as the storm changes, so do flights. what air travelers can expect today. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, millions of people are witht power or mass transit and my areas are floode >>> sandy hammers the east coast leaving destruction in her path. millions
in 2010. he fills maybe they have something to prove by taken down streets science and setting fires and say see this is a big deal we're going to destroy things. l n bactal of 38 people were >> and we're back. here's a quick update on some for storm sandy. sandy is marching slowly ending while leaving at least 17 dead in its path in the east coast. president obama has declared a major disaster area for new york city and long island. pg&e are sending 150 of its workers to help restore power in the coming days. another rough day inr+nt l begin with forecasts. >> hi james we have dense fog to be concerned about especially in the north bay. the dense fog advisers to affect expected to inspire a around the 9:00 hour. we will continue to cycladic conditions and to the early afternoon. partial clearing temperatures to be in the '60s and '70s. the clouds will return to our area as we get into the evening hours. because of the dense fog we do have poor visibility at as at all. we are seeing delays on arriving flights average of 67 minutes. this is not counting the cancellation we have seen i
the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade.
science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back. the massive storm has stolen the stage from the presidential electi election, which happens one week from today. john is here with the latest. >> well, the impact today was clear. the president cancelled his campaign events. he monitored from the white house with members of his administration the situation with efforts to recover from the impact of sandy. tomorrow he's going to travel to new jersey and appear with chris christie, the republican governor who said very nice things about his response so far. mitt romney also canceled the political portion of his public events today, although he did appear in ohio at an event to raise funds and supplies for the relief effort for people affected by sandy. the long-term impact, how it's going to affect the vote, is very, very speculative. no one knows. i haven't talked to many political people who think it's going to change many people's votes, but it could disrupt voting in some places and cause polling places to have to move. i'll be very interested to hear what ed r
in the prestigious journal cycle science, americans are happier when national wealth is distributed more evenly than when it is distributed unevenly. that's why hurricane sandy isn't a distraction from this election. it's actually at the heart of it. it's about the kind of society that we wish to imagine for ourselves. and here is how the president described it just an hour ago as he visited the red cross. >> during the darkness of the storm, i think we also saw what's brightest in america. nurses at nyu hospital carrying fragile newborns to safety. we've seen incredibly brave firefighters in queens waist-deep in water battling interknoi infern rn
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